'The American' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Tue Oct 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT by

The slow burning, methodical suspense thriller will pull the Blu-ray trigger just after Christmas.

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal is set to release 'The American' on the high-definition format on December 28.

The film stars George Clooney as an assassin hiding out in Italy for one last assignment.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Feature commentary with director Anton Corbijn, Journey to Redemption: the making of 'The American', Deleted scenes, and Blu-ray exclusive staples BD-Live, pocket BLU, My Scenes, and uHEAR.

Suggested list price is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'The American' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 28.

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The American (Blu-ray)
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